Kaiser Permanente Health Educator II - PD (Bilingual) in Woodland Hills, California

Assesses, designs, implements, presents, & evaluates health education programs & services.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts needs assessments, establishes priorities, designs, implements, and evaluates basic health education programs, protocols, and standards

  • Coordinates a wide range of health education services, including establishing effective referral and publicity systems, monitoring quality and documentation, providing scheduling and logistical support, and facilitating use of community services to promote the delivery of cost-effective health education services

  • Provides direct group or one-to-one health education services to members and the public

  • Reviews, develops, and recommends high quality, culturally appropriate, written and audio-visual health education materials

  • Consults with physicians and staff regarding related health education services

  • Coordinates health information projects such as program catalogs, newsletter, informational displays, community health events, etc

  • Specializes in a specific area of health education (e.g. HIV, nutrition, chronic disease, health promotion) as required

  • Monitors performance of health education instructors and counselors

  • Prepares reports, grants, proposals, and documentation, as assigned

  • Participates in establishing department strategic goals and priorities

Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of previous experience in providing and coordinating health education services

  • Previous experience in uncomplicated curriculum and materials development

  • Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of equivalent experience in health education required

  • Masters degree preferred

  • For specialization - content expertise or certification required

  • Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change, adult learning, group process theory and application

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Knowledge of PC applications required

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) Level II required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian (RD) Required

  • Skill and experience in Motivational Interviewing.

  • Educational background or training in behavioral health, and experience with behavioral health education including, but not limited to, Medically Monitored Weight Loss Program, Medicare Wellness Visits, etc.

Notes:

  • Must successfully pass or have passed the bilingual test (within the last 12 months), or be active in the QBS program.

  • The actual days and shifts may vary between days and evenings.

  • Shifts not to exceed 8 hours per day.

  • Actual day-s work will vary Monday through Sunday.

  • Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to healthy balance weight loss program, medical nutrition therapy for individual Registered Dietitian consultations, Living Well with Diabetes class, Healthy Heart class, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), tube feeding, eating disorders, etc.

  • Position travels throughout Western San Fernando Valley, Simi Valley, and Ventura County.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Health Educator II - PD (Bilingual)

LOCATION: Woodland Hills, California

REQNUMBER: 685477

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.